China sent a Turkish Earth observation satellite into orbit on Wednesday, marking the completion of this year's space launches.
The road to the future, for those who would like to take a hands-off approach to driving, could have been glimpsed recently on a highway from Beijing.
A scientist from the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences has found the world's oldest complete sea cucumber fossil, which has advanced the history of sea cucumber fossils by 50 million years.
New research finds that bacteria, and not just gluttony or laziness, may be to blame for obesity. The bacteria can actually make genes generate fat.
A Turkish Earth observation satellite was successfully sent into space from Northwest China early Wednesday morning, marking the completion of this year's space launches.
The first officially revised collection on acupuncture therapy was issued on Sunday after 7 years of efforts.
Dolphin-assisted therapy for children with mental disabilities has made a splash in the West, and China is now riding the experimental tide.
The 2013 Beijing Book Fair will open on Jan 11, featuring 500,000 books by over 650 publishers, including more than 60 overseas publishers.
China's space probe Chang'e-2 has successfully conducted a maneuver in which it flew by the asteroid Toutatis, about seven million km away from the Earth.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and east China's Ningbo city on Friday signed a cooperative framework agreement regarding the promotion of sustainable development.
The China release of its iPhone 5 on Friday should win Apple Inc some respite from a recent slide in its share of what is likely already the world's biggest smartphone market.
Premier Wen Jiabao on Thursday called for more efforts to motivate scientific and technological personnel and give full play to their creativity, saying it is "an important task in the country's sci-tech system reforms."